Catalogue 2019 - 2020

LAWS 947 Real Property Practice Practicum



Course Description

In addition to the field placement, students attend a regularly scheduled seminar meeting. The first two weeks of the semester involve hands-on training, homework and simulations in title examination and residential real estate closings. Thereafter, the seminar will have required readings and discussions structured and led by the two faculty members and frequently featuring presentations by experts in different aspects of real estate transactions. Prerequisites: Students must have taken 2 or more of the following courses: Land Finance and Transfer, Conveyancing, Real Estate Transactions, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Development, Land Use Planning, and Landlor-Tenant. A student must successfully complete 28 hours of law studies before enrollment in a clinic. A student may not simultaneously enroll in more than one clinic, more than one externship, or a clinic and an externship. (This course satisfies 2 experiential learning credits.)